Snacks & Candy

Snacks and candy category news for the convenience store retail industry.

The company's senior category manager talks changing seasons and private label

ATLANTA -- Hilary Freeman, senior category manager of confection for Atlanta-based RaceTrac, develops the candy set for the retailer’s 430 stores by studying the category across all channels. This strategy has helped the company stay ahead of the trends, even allowing it to create its own private-...

Line of savory crackers, crisps and bars is due to hit shelves by July 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- Further bolstering already strong better-for-you snacking trends, Mondelez announced the first step in its "well-being journey"—and a key part of its growth strategy—with a bold new snack line. The company's new wholesome, savory biscuit brand, Vea, should help drive growth in...

Suppliers showcased new line extensions and flavors in the candy category during the Convenience Distribution Association’s Marketplace event in Orlando last week.

Products showcased at CDA Marketplace in Orlando now available in more flavors, sizes

What's holding back global candy sales growth?.

Grocery industry aligns with manufacturers to standardize wording

New product trends include everything from turmeric to matcha

Snacking accounts for 50% of all eating occassions. How can you make sure those snackers are going to your store?

Product of the Year is the world's largest consumer-voted award for product innovation. Which snack and candy items took home the prize?

Major CPG company to exit its direct-store-delivery network in the second quarter